Information About

Point Adolphus

Quick Facts

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Location

58 ° 17' 9" N,
135 ° 46' 54" W

Region

Hoonah-Angoon (CA)

Uses

Point Adolphus in Detail.

About

at N end of Chichagof I., in Icy Strait, 50 mi. W of Juneau; Alex. Arch.

History

discovered in 1794 by Joseph Whidbey and named by Captain Vancouver (1798, v. 3, p. 259), Royal Navy (RN), in honor of Adolphus Frederick, seventh son of George III, King of England.